Month: October 2015

Walking into Week 4

Monday, Oct. 26th Murray, Kentucky ~ Let’s find out why they were awarded the designation for being the “Friendliest Small Town in America”   We will be able to take a bridge  over the Tennessee River to get to our destination for this week.    …

Flag Pond & Area Spotlights

The Illinois DNR states, “Flag Pond is a natural pond found in the bottomland of the Little Wabash River in Clay County, Illinois. This pond and the surrounding 255 acres contain many natural qualities including native plant communities and animals that are uncommon to Illinois.” Clay…

Walking into Week 3

Monday, Oct. 19th Flag Pond Illinois State Natural Area is our ultimate destination this week.   Warning: Do not attempt to walk on water for extra step counts!           Our Google map will show the details by clicking on the word “Details.”…

Strawn Spotlights

Strawn, Illinois: Population 98 (2013) While you were zipping by this village in Livingston County,  you may have taken a glance at a few of their notable features: St. Rose Catholic Church and Living Water Farms.  

Walking into Week 2

Monday, Oct. 12th Everyone is excited and curious to see how far all the teams have gone. This link will show that news. We are headed this week to Strawn, Illinois. Everyone will discover a little bit of something interesting.     Here is our route…

Walk~ See~ Experience~

Just a few spotlights about Pleasant Prairie What is happening? Placing the domes on the Greek Orthodox Holy Monastery of St.John Chrysostomos Carol Beach began as a  1,554 acre dream community purchased by Edith Rockefeller McCormick in 1924, but that dream took an unfortunate dip…  …

and We’re Off!

Monday, Oct. 5th This is the first week of our virtual walk, leaving today from De Pere. This Google map link will give us the complete route by clicking on the word “Details” in the legend. We will be heading south to Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. As…